Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator of the Financial Times. Wolf joined the Financial Times in 1987. He became associate editor in 1990 and chief economics commentator in 1996.

Wolf was previously director of studies at the Trade Policy Research Centre in London and a senior economist at the World Bank.

His books include Fixing Global Finance, Why Globalization Works, and The Shifts and the Shocks: What We’ve Learned—and Have Still to Learn—from the Financial Crisis.

In 2000, he was awarded the Commander of the British Empire (CBE).

Last Updated: August 2, 2017